Celebrate Independence Day in America's Birthplace!
*Please note: This page contains information about Independence Day 2019. Updated event information will be posted in June 2020.*
Philadelphia commemorates July 4th in a big way, in the place where our country was founded.
Celebrations kick off with six days of free citywide events by Wawa Welcome America, a family-friendly festival of fun, free, events for all ages, races, and cultures to enjoy, June 29 - July 4.
In the Historic District, sites and attractions host special programming and extend their hours of operation to welcome the thousands who come to the area to join in the celebrations.